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Film Review: Galaxy of Horrors (2017)

SYNOPSIS: Aboard a spacecraft with a malfunctioning cryogenic pod a man watches 8 science-fiction horror short films. REVIEW: Directors: Justin McConnell, Javier Chillon, Todd Cobery…. Starring: Adam Buller, Elle Gabriel, Francesc Garrido, Charles Hubell… Galaxy of Horrors is the second collaboration between Rue Morgue and the Little Terrors short films festival. Like the name suggest this has a science fiction …

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Film Review: The Psychotronic Man (1979)

SYNOPSIS After a paranormal encounter, a Chicago barber develops uncontrollable telekinetic powers. In a fit of psychotronic rage, he kills an elderly man, becoming the target of a citywide manhunt. REVIEW: I’m a huge admirer of independent horror films, particularly regional ones by the likes of Don Dohler (The Alien Factor) or Charles B. Pierce (Legend of Boggy Creek). These …

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Film Review: Bedeviled (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Five friends are terrorized by a supernatural entity after downloading a mysterious app. REVIEW: I sighed a lot while watching ‘Bedeviled’. I wasn’t star-struck, love-struck or any other struck for that matter….it was just a boring, predictable exercise in fighting to stay awake. Comprised of equal parts ambition and annoyance, its a film that never quite seems to get …

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Film Review: The Belko Experiment (2016)

SYNOPSIS: In a twisted social experiment, 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company’s intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed. Review: Director: Greg McLean Starring: John Gallagher Jr, Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, John C. McGinley, Melonie Diaz. In Bogota, …

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Film Review: Clinical (2017)

  SYNOPSIS: A psychiatrist tries to put her life back together after a violent attack by seeking to repair the life of a new patient, but he has his own terrifying history. REVIEW: Alistair Legrand’s previous film, The Diabolical, was an enjoyable unpacking of haunted house tropes colliding with sci-fi sensibilities. Admittedly, it lived or died depending on how much …

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Film Review: Dinoshark (2010)

SYNOPSIS: Frozen in the ice for millennia the Dinoshark has thawed out and he’s hungry. Now he patrols the coast of a Mexican resort for his next meal, feeding on the unsuspecting vacationers who can have no idea that a prehistoric feeding machine is in the water with them. His speed: unfathomable. His tenacity: unforeseen. His appetite: insatiable. Will the …

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Film Review: Asylum (2014)

SYNOPSIS: A veteran hostage negotiator’s next call leads him to an overrun insane asylum. He soon finds that dark forces are pushing the patients to commit atrocities, and he may be the only one that can stop them. REVIEW: It always sucks when things don’t turn out the way you hope or envision them. It’s never more true when pertaining …

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Film Review: Stage Fright (2014)

SYNOPSIS: A snobby musical theater camp is terrorized by a blood-thirsty killer who hates musical theater. REVIEW: Although the words “Horror” & “Musical” aren’t exactly bosom buddies there have been a few memorable films that dared to combine the two and attempt to make something memorable. Although most would immediately assume that “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975) is the …

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